Do you live in Washington? Are you prepared for the Bird Flu?
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A made for tv film about a bird flu pandemic that will air on television on Tuesday has experts worried that it may panic some people and convince others that legitimate bird flu warnings are mere hype.
But the same bird flu experts are taking advantage of publicity surrounding the television movie to stress what they see as the need for individuals, businesses and local officials to do what they can to prepare for the avian flu.
The Health and Human Services Department issued “talking points” to staff who may get questions about the bird flu pandemic movie, Pennsylvania is rolling out a new bird flu preparation web site and telephone line to coincide with the release, and the Trust for America’s Health held a briefing to try to sort fact from fiction.
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South Carolina is taking steps in preparing for a bird flu pandemic.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said if the flu starts spreading from human to human, there is not much anyone can do and it may be forced to close schools, shopping centers and even doctor’s offices.
In response, doctors are recommending that residents put together an emergency kit now.
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“Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America,” an ABC made-for-television movie, airs May 9, just as scientists are to begin testing of wild birds in Alaska that could herald the arrival of bird flu in North America. Scientists fear the bird flu virus could evolve so it could be passed from human to human, sparking a global pandemic.
The two-hour movie plays up that notion to the fullest, with a running ticker that tallies tens of millions of victims worldwide. In one scene, the bodies are thrown on a pyre, like the carcasses of cows torched in the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Great Britain. The producers of the movie, from the writer of 2002’s “Atomic Twister,” bill their work as a “thinking man’s disaster film.”
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